miscarry

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mis·car·ry

 (mĭs′kăr′ē, mĭs-kăr′ē)
v. mis·car·ried, mis·car·ry·ing, mis·car·ries
v.intr.
1. To have a miscarriage.
2. To go astray or be lost in transit, as mail or cargo.
3. To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
v.tr.
To have a miscarriage of (an embryo or fetus).

miscarry

(mɪsˈkærɪ)
vb (intr) , -ries, -rying or -ried
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) to expel a fetus prematurely from the womb; abort
2. to fail: all her plans miscarried.
3. (Commerce) Brit (of freight, mail, etc) to fail to reach a destination

mis•car•ry

(mɪsˈkær i; for 1 also ˈmɪsˌkær i)

v.i. -ried, -ry•ing.
1. to have a miscarriage of a fetus.
2. to fail to attain the right or desired end; be unsuccessful: The plan miscarried.
3. to go astray or be lost in transit, as a letter.
[1275–1325]

miscarry


Past participle: miscarried
Gerund: miscarrying

Imperative
miscarry
miscarry
Present
I miscarry
you miscarry
he/she/it miscarries
we miscarry
you miscarry
they miscarry
Preterite
I miscarried
you miscarried
he/she/it miscarried
we miscarried
you miscarried
they miscarried
Present Continuous
I am miscarrying
you are miscarrying
he/she/it is miscarrying
we are miscarrying
you are miscarrying
they are miscarrying
Present Perfect
I have miscarried
you have miscarried
he/she/it has miscarried
we have miscarried
you have miscarried
they have miscarried
Past Continuous
I was miscarrying
you were miscarrying
he/she/it was miscarrying
we were miscarrying
you were miscarrying
they were miscarrying
Past Perfect
I had miscarried
you had miscarried
he/she/it had miscarried
we had miscarried
you had miscarried
they had miscarried
Future
I will miscarry
you will miscarry
he/she/it will miscarry
we will miscarry
you will miscarry
they will miscarry
Future Perfect
I will have miscarried
you will have miscarried
he/she/it will have miscarried
we will have miscarried
you will have miscarried
they will have miscarried
Future Continuous
I will be miscarrying
you will be miscarrying
he/she/it will be miscarrying
we will be miscarrying
you will be miscarrying
they will be miscarrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscarrying
you have been miscarrying
he/she/it has been miscarrying
we have been miscarrying
you have been miscarrying
they have been miscarrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscarrying
you will have been miscarrying
he/she/it will have been miscarrying
we will have been miscarrying
you will have been miscarrying
they will have been miscarrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscarrying
you had been miscarrying
he/she/it had been miscarrying
we had been miscarrying
you had been miscarrying
they had been miscarrying
Conditional
I would miscarry
you would miscarry
he/she/it would miscarry
we would miscarry
you would miscarry
they would miscarry
Past Conditional
I would have miscarried
you would have miscarried
he/she/it would have miscarried
we would have miscarried
you would have miscarried
they would have miscarried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.miscarry - be unsuccessfulmiscarry - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
take it on the chin - undergo failure or defeat
miss - fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train"
overreach - fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, ball up, spoil, muff, screw up, fumble, blow - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
strike out - be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan"
fall - suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
shipwreck - suffer failure, as in some enterprise
fall flat, fall through, founder, flop - fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
2.miscarry - suffer a miscarriage
abort - terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
carry to term - carry out a pregnancy; "She decided to carry the child to term, even though the foetus was shown to be defective"

miscarry

verb
1. have a miscarriage, lose your baby, have a spontaneous abortion Many women who miscarry eventually have healthy babies.
2. fail, go wrong, fall through, come to nothing, misfire, go astray, go awry, come to grief, go amiss, go pear-shaped (informal), gang agley (Scot.) My career miscarried when I thought I had everything.

miscarry

verb
1. To bring forth a nonviable fetus prematurely:
2. To go wrong, be unsuccessful, or fail to attain a goal:
Idioms: fall short, miss fire, miss the mark.
Translations

miscarry

[mɪsˈkærɪ] VI
1. (Med) → abortar
2. (= fail) [plans] → fracasar, malograrse (Peru)

miscarry

[ˌmɪsˈkæri] vi
[woman] → faire une fausse couche
(= fail) [plans] → avorter

miscarry

vi
(= fail: plans) → fehllaufen, fehlschlagen
(form, letter, goods) → fehlgeleitet werden

miscarry

[ˌmɪsˈkærɪ] vi
a. (Med) → abortire
b. (fail, plans) → andare a monte, fallire

miscarry

vi (pret & pp -ried) abortar (sin intención), sufrir un aborto
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His wrath, once expended, did not return, and blinking feebly he listened to excuses and self-justifications (Ermolov did not come to see him till the next day) and to the insistence of Bennigsen, Konovnitsyn, and Toll that the movement that had miscarried should be executed next day.
I told him that had not my effects miscarried, which, by the way, I magnified pretty much, I might have been fortune good enough to him to have kept us from being parted in this manner.
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Too much miscarried with him, this potter who had not learned thoroughly
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